Living the WORD

Information without Application equals Fascination Information WITH Application equals TRANSFORMATION.

For Sunday Mass Readings by Fr Frank Bird SM and Bev McDonald Marist Laity NZ (ACSD). These are aimed at young adults but suitable for all ages and faith stages

Beatification cause for J-C Colin

The cause for the beatification of the Marist founder, Jean-Claude Colin, has been reintroduced.

Prayer cards, high resolution image of the icon and much more here

Logos Marist Youth Development

Click here to go to this innovative and deeply Marist project and their community of Nga Tupu.

Catholic Enquiry Centre - New Zealand

If you have any questions on the Catholic Faith, you can submit them and receive answers by email. You can be anywhere in the world and it doesn’t matter if you are a Catholic or not.
Or you can email:

NZ Catholic News

A web site with a focus specifically on Catholic news or a Catholic angle on general news. You can visit the site to  read or sign up to get regular (2 or 3 times a week) updates.


Faith Central

Visit the chapel for daily prayer, also religious education resources.

Marist Young Adult Ministry

MYAM is a ministry of the Marist Brothers Province of New Zealand .  (See for more information on Marist Brothers).

Catechism of the Catholic Church

An interactive guide to the Catechism hosted by a US parish church.

The Catholic Bishops in the USA also host a catechism and many other resources


Our web banner, and logo  were designed by Rachel DoraghWairua Design

Austin Digital is the designer and host of this website. 

Justice, Peace and Care of our Environment Marist International Blog

Check out this great weekly blog

The Marist Fathers are offering a weekly reflection by weblog as a response to the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si.
Links to it can be found on our Facebook page also. There are articles from NZ Marists, and Marists around the globe.

Click here to go to the latest Blog entry.


A Basic Guide for Lay Marists

The official world wide handbook for Lay Marists, available on line on the Australian Lay Marist site.

A Certain Way

A guide to living Marist Spirituality complied by Fr. Craig Larkin sm. Easy and inspiring reading, it is based on Marist Constitutions and other writings.

Marist Spirituality

Site set up by the priests of the Society of Mary with articles, blogs and discussions on Marist Spirituality

Society of Mary

Marist Fathers & Brothers International 

Marist spirituality and news.

Marist Sisters

Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary (SMSM)

Catholic Church in New Zealand

Information about what is happening in every diocese, all the groups, activities etc.

Challenge 2000

Supporting Youth, Families and the Community

Based in Wellington, NZ to assist youth and families at risk and develop leadership in young Catholics.

Catholic Culture

This is a helpful Catholic ‘mega-sites’ on the web. Many resouces well presented. –

The Mary Page

Maintained by The Marian Library/International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton in Ohio, an international center of research and study on the role of Mary in Christian life. This library has the most resources on Mary in the world – pictures, meditations, information, prayers, and more, plus the opportunity to get questions answered –

The Vatican

A site with museums and art, documents, encyclicals etc. –


Sacred Space Daily prayer with the Jesuits

Gratefulness  resources for living in gratefulness, which restores courage, reconciles and heals our Earth.

Daily prayer downloads  Pray as You Go

The Peace Prayer  1981 (the same year that Marian Mothers began).
Prayed at noon; promoted by all faiths & denominations.